Franzi

Granny Ruths potato stew („saure Kartoffelstückchen“)

Every time I visited my grand parents as a child and my granny Ruth asked me, what I would like to eat I answered: „Saure Kartoffelstückchen“. I am so glad I was clever enough to ask her after the recipe before she was gone… Despite I eat it through all seasons, it is the ultimate …

Granny Ruths potato stew („saure Kartoffelstückchen“) Weiterlesen »

American Apparel

Every time I see an American Apparel store I have to go inside. The clothes are just so elementary basic… you can wear them with everyhing and in most cases it doesn’t matter whether you are male or female… ingenious! Denim Long Sleeve Button-Up Shirt. Unisex Winter Jacket. Polka Dot Chiffon Oversized Button-Up. Colourful Opaque …

American Apparel Weiterlesen »

Delirium

Delirium by Lauren Oliver Since this category is named Arts and BOOKS, today I will present you one of the best books I read this year: Delirium by Lauren Oliver. I only realised on the book fair in Franfurt (where the german edition was advertised) that the book is destined for teens. Nevertheless, I really …

Delirium Weiterlesen »

Delicious Fig Recipes

I’m really into figs. And they are so versatile. I searched the web for some new recipes and these are my top three: Brandied Fig and Walnut Loaf …I really like home-made bread. Bread & Butter Pudding with Honeyed Figs Fig, hazelnut, apple, and pecorino crostata … perfect for cool and stormy fall days. Bon …

Delicious Fig Recipes Weiterlesen »

Gotye

…or Wouter „Wally“ De Backer is an incredible Belgium-Australian singer-songwriter, who is responsible for my private song of the year „Somebody I used to know“. In Australia Gotye is already quite successful, with both the album and the single at number one on the Australian charts. In Germany his new album „Making Mirrors“ will not be …

Gotye Weiterlesen »

Cold season hobby: Knitting

It’s getting colder outside, so let’s make it cosy inside! There’s nothing better than a good cup of tea, a nice song in the air, sitting on the couch, relaxing and concurrently be productive by knitting a beautiful rug/earwarmer/pullover… Here are my knitting faves: Young and modern knit magazine Knitted vase Cute knitted handbags Giant …

Cold season hobby: Knitting Weiterlesen »

Kate Powers

Actual, I intended yesterday a post about the Easy Living fashion editorial „Oh happy Day“ (October issue, see upper picture), but I changed my plans immediately, when I realised that these beautiful pictures were made by the same editorial and commercial photographer that is responsible for a range of fashion editorials, which really grabed my …

Kate Powers Weiterlesen »